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Dreamland -- 18 year old Audrey (Agnes Bruckner) lives with her father (John Corbett) in a remote community in the breathtakingly beautiful New Mexico desert. Though Audrey longs to go to college, she spends her days taking care of her father, who hasn't left home since Audrey's mother died, and her best friend Calista (Kelli Garner), who dreams of becoming Miss America but is struggling with a life-challen...
Dreamland -- A young woman who lives in a desert trailer park must choose between caring for her hapless father and sick friend or fulfilling her own destiny.


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  (in credits order)

Agnes Bruckner ... Audrey

Kelli Garner ... Calista

Justin Long ... Mookie

John Corbett ... Henry

Gina Gershon ... Mary

Brian Klugman ... Abraham

Chris Mulkey ... Herb

Luce Rains ... Dreamer
Olive Bureker ... Aunt Sadie
Sherry Lynette ... Nurse

Jenny Gabrielle ... Truck Driver

Directed by
Jason Matzner 
Writing credits
Tom Willett 

Produced by
Joan G. Bostwick .... associate producer
Ed Cathell III .... co-producer
Peter Heller .... producer
Alan Hunter .... executive producer
Hugh Hunter .... executive producer
Archie Lamb .... executive producer
Doug Mankoff .... producer
Andrew Spaulding .... producer
Jessica Stamen .... co-producer
Amotz Zakai .... associate producer
Original Music by
Anthony Marinelli 
Cinematography by
Jonathan Sela (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Zene Baker 
Casting by
Shannon Makhanian 
Production Design by
Gustav Alsina 
Art Direction by
Matt Pennington 
Set Decoration by
Allan Lane 
Costume Design by
Jasminka Jesic 
Makeup Department
Lori Ann Baker .... hair department head
Lori Ann Baker .... makeup department head
Sara Bozik .... hair stylist
Sara Bozik .... key makeup artist
Production Management
Beau J. Genot .... post-production supervisor
Karen A. Harris .... production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Claudio Ruben .... second assistant director
Marcia Woske .... second assistant director
Art Department
Allan Lane .... property master
Amahl Lovato .... on-set dresser
Sound Department
David Brownlow .... production sound mixer
Kyle Clausen .... mix stage engineer
Mike Draghi .... sound re-recording mixer
Bridget Farrington .... foley artist
Walter New .... sound re-recording mixer
Walter New .... supervising sound editor
Camera and Electrical Department
Eric D. Anderson .... first assistant camera
Theodore Y. Bott .... best boy
David Cummings .... best boy grip
Greg Eichman .... gaffer
Hank Herrera .... key grip
Lewis Jacobs .... still photographer
Sam Mares .... camera loader
Vanessa Morehouse .... assistant camera
Corey Weintraub .... electrician
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Claire Sandrin .... key costumer
Editorial Department
Aidan Stanford .... color timer
Music Department
Clint Bennett .... music producer
Clint Bennett .... music recordist
Clint Bennett .... scoring mixer
Transportation Department
Patrick A. Reynolds Jr. .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Aleah Ames .... production office coordinator
Paul Haag .... locations manager
Maggie Means .... production accountant
Mamie Mitchell .... script supervisor
Aimie Olson .... key medic
Aimie Olson .... mentor
Irwin M. Rappaport .... production attorney
Joshua Sallach .... production assistant
Gwyn Savage .... production assistant
Stan Torres .... assistant location manager
Manuel Mendoza .... special thanks
Chuck Spurgeon .... special thanks

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Rated PG-13 on appeal for mature thematic elements, including drug content and sexuality
88 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

[on Audrey's bed nursing her from a bee hive attack]
Mookie:Let me take care of you.
[they kiss and proceed to make love]
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Movie Connections:
References "Star Trek" (1966)See more »
One foot out of heavenSee more »


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5 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
A good independent movie, 21 May 2007
Author: miker75058 from portsmouth, n.h.

I've been really down on independent movies lately for their tedious pace and bland characters. However in Dreamland, while we do have a slow pace so common in independent movies, the characters here a very interesting to watch and there is an emotional story in the movie.

In the movie, we have an eighteen year old high school graduate whose life revolves around taking care of her alcoholic father and her best friend diagnosed with MS. She has a chance to leave the trailer park for college but feels that she would be selfish to move away from the people that depend on her. She even lets her best friend date the new guy in town even though she has feelings for him. We see that it is her father and her friend who are actually being the selfish ones for for being too dependent on her kindness and not letting her move on with her life.

The performances here are outstanding and the characters are interesting especially John Corbett and Gina Gershon in a bit role. But I do have to agree with some reviewers here that Justin Long was miscast as the basketball prospect/ love interest. It would have been more believable if he were a track star and not a basketball star.

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